The good news that mass production of the domestic and national electric tractor will begin in 2021 came from Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli. Referring to the studies carried out for the use of technology in agriculture, Pakdemirli said, '' Close to reduce the use of diesel fuel zamWe have now developed an environmentally friendly electric tractor prototype. The prototype is ready and mass production will begin in 2021. In addition, the smart ear tag developed for animals records all kinds of data such as body temperature and geographical location. These data are sent to the veterinarian via SMS. In this way, mating, which is of great importance in livestock zamright to increase fertility and productivity like moment zamthe moment and the method of intervention can be determined easily ”.
He emphasized that a tractor with an electric motor is the first in the world.
Pakdemirli, in the first place to use the electric motor tractors in Turkey and then he said he expected exports to neighboring countries. Currently known only thanks to electric tractor prototype and Turkey's favorable geography, production capacity and international trade will become the focus of attention thanks to the potential in the agricultural sector.